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Yajuan Mu


Yajuan Mu

Associate professor

Youth Top Talent of Hebei Province



PhD: Inorganic chemistry, Zhengzhou University


Pharmaceutical Analysis

Traditional Chinese Medicine Analysis

Research Interests:

Fluorescent sensing materials, Antibacterial activity of traditional Chinese medicine

Recent Publications:

1. Yajuan Mu*, Yungen Ran, Guifang Qin, XiaoliMa, Lijing Hao, Zhidong Wei, Yanyan Niu, Hongxiao Lü, Metal ions directed self-assembly based on rigid polycarboxylate ligand 5-tert-butyl isophthalic acid and flexible N-heterocyclic ligand 1,4-bis(2-methylimidazol-1-ylmethyl)-2,3,5,6-tetramethylbenzene, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2013, 36, 179–183.


2. Yajuan Mu*, Xiaoli Ma, Bo Han, Guifang Qin, Yanyan Niu, Hongxiao LüA series of Zn(II) coordination polymers derived from dicarboxylate acids and flexible imidazole-based ligands: Syntheses, crystal structures and photoluminescent properties, Polyhedron, 2014, 67, 44–50.


3. Yajuan Mu*, Yungen Ran, Jixing Xie, Bo Han, Xiaoli MaTwo different Zn(II) interpenetrating networks derived from different dicarboxylate ligands mixed with a flexible imidazole-based ligandInorganic Chemistry Communications, 2014, 46, 324-328.


4. Yajuan Mu*, Yungen Ran, Guifang Qin, Xiaoli Ma, Lijing Hao, Yanyan Niu, Hongxiao Lü, Effect of Dicarboxylate Ligands on the Construction of Cd(II) Complexes Based on a Flexible Bis-Triazole Ligand, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry 45, 2015, 688–694.


5. Yungen Ran, Jixing Xie, Yajuan Mu*, Linfen Zhang, Bo Han. A series of 2D Cd(II) coordination polymers constructed from dicarboxylate acids and a flexible imidazole-based ligand, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2015, 425, 17–27.


6. Ya-Juan Mu*, Ji-Xing Xie, Yun-Gen Ran, Bo Han, Gui-Fang Qin, A Series of Entangled Cd(II) Coordination Polymers Assembled from Different Dicarboxylate Acids and a Flexible Imidazole-based Ligand. Polyhedron, 2015, 89, 20–28.


7. Yajuan Mu,* Yungen Ran, Xueyi Wu, Yuetian Deng, and Jiaxu Liu, Effect of Benzenetricarboxylic Ligands on the Construction of Zn(II) Coordination Polymers Based on a Flexible Imidazole-Based Ligand, ChemistrySelect, 2016, 1, 3745–3749.


8. Jian-Long Du,*  Chao-Ping Li,   Ju-Ping Gao,   Xiao-Ying Zhang,  Xu Jing,   Ya-Juan Mu* and   Li-Jun Li*,  Zn(II) and Cd(II) coordination networks based on N-donor ligands: synthesis, crystal structures, and sensing of nitroaromatic explosives, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 101380-101388.


9. Yajuan Mu*, Yungen Ran, Jianlong Du, Xueyi Wu, Weiwei Nie, Jianhong Zhang, Ying Zhao, Huan Liu, A Fluorescent Lanthanide–organic Framework for Highly Sensitive Detection of Nitroaromatic Explosives, Polyhedron, 2017, 124, 125–130.


10. Yungen Ran, Nan Hao, Xinlong Wu, Jinyu Li , Yajuan Mu*, V-shaped dicarboxylate ligands induced structural variation of Zn(II) complexes based on N-heterocyclic ligand from 1D to 3D: Synthesis, structures and luminescence properties, Journal of molecular structure,  2020, 1205, 127621.


11. Yajuan Mu,* Yungen Ran, Bingbing Zhang, Jianlong Du,* Chunyan Jiang, and Jin Du, Dicarboxylate Ligands Modulated Structural Diversity in the Construction of Cd(II) Coordination Polymers Built from N‑Heterocyclic Ligand: Synthesis, Structures, and Luminescent Sensing, Cryst. Growth Des. 2020, 209, 6030−6043.


12. Liangjuan Liu, Yungen Ran, Meng Cao, Xinzhe Zhao, Yajuan Mu, Effect of solvent/auxiliary ligand on the structures of Cd(II) coordination polymers based on ligand 5-(2-benzothiazolyl)isophthalic acid, Polyhedron 199 (2021) 115103.


13. Liangjuan Liu, Yungen Ran, Jianlong Du, Zhichao Wang, Mei Liu and Yajuan Mu, A luminescent Cd(II) coordination polymer as a multi-responsive fluorescent sensor for Zn2+, Fe3+ and Cr2O72- in water with fluorescence enhancement or quenching, RSC Adv., 2021, 11, 11266–11272.


1. National Natural Science Foundation (No. 21301045): Design, synthesis and properties of porous metal-organic framework fluorescent materials for detection of nitroaromatic explosives.


2. Natural Science Foundation of Hebei Province (No. B2014201143): Design, synthesis and properties of porous rare earth metal-organic framework fluorescent materials for detection of nitroaromatic explosives


3. Natural Science Foundation of Hebei Province (No. B2018201226): Design and synthesis of ratio fluorescent probe based on mixed rare earth metal MOFs and its highly sensitive detection of Mercury ions


4. Science and Technology Project of Hebei Education Department (No. ZD2018027): Design and synthesis of high efficiency mixed rare earth MOFs ratio fluorescent probe and its detection of heavy metal ions


5. Medical Science Foundation of Hebei University (No. 2021A07): Preparation and synergistic mechanism of functionalized MOFs and nano TiO2 composite antibacterial materials